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Lost in the Mist Haiku

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This is a picture of the main gate to Honen-in, a temple of the Pure Land Buddhist sect. It is found in the Northeast corner of Kyoto, just off the Path of Philosophy.  Its precincts are relatively small, but a precious, tranquil oasis.

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pure land gateless gate

Nirvana on either side

hiding in the mist